Feb 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
will be watching. >>> pope benedict xvi hiding in plain site, and deadline approaching on capitol hill, how does budding heads over spending cuts could effect all of us. >> sunshine on a sunday but there is a storm system approaching the west coast. will we see rain here from the storm system? clear night tonight over the beautiful bay bridge, low temperatures tonight and when we hit 70 again. that is coming up. ,,,, ,,,, his last sunday blessing at vatican. but while the pope may be ste . >>> president obama delivered his last sunday bless -- pope benedict xvi delivered his last sunday blessing. from have itcon city with detail -- vatican city with details. >> reporter: he assured the 100,000 people in st. peters square he wasn't abandoning the church. he said he would continue to suv but in a way more suitable to my age and strength. pope benedict xvi goes into what he call as new life for prayer and meditation. >> in the name -- >> reporter: they claimed he encaged in inappropriate contact with him years ago. the scandals didn't worry her. >> it is in god's hands. >> reporter: he sympathized.
Feb 25, 2013 10:00pm PST
. pope benedict xvi changed the law of conclave. it allows the college of cardinals who skip the previously required 15-day waiting period before electing a successor. >> do it as quickly as possible. >> i'm very surprised. >> in place before easter week, which begins on march 24. >>> the upcoming election will make bay area history. >> for the first time, a former san francisco archbishop will be participating. kpix5 tells us, the historic vote may be over shadowed by a host of events leading up to it. >> a man of prayer. a person who has shown qualities of leadership. >> cardinal william, the former archbishop of san francisco and once the most powerful american listed some of the qualities he will look for when he goes to rome to select a new pope. >> the facility and the major languages is very helpful. >> but what he called this solemn duty may be over shadowed. the conclave of cardinals is happening in the middle of several church controversies. scotland's keith o'brian said he will not participate after allegations he made unwanted sexual advances. and cardinal